RV Volunteer- Visitor Center Operations
ORGANIZATION: National Park Service
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NOTICE: This position is currently filled until 31 March 2021
• Tour Guide/Interpretation
• Visitor Information
Moores Creek has limited cell phone service and no Wi-Fi. Verizon and US Cellular are the two that have OK service, the others do not.
RV Volunteer- Visitor Center Operations
This position is located at the visitor center at Moores Creek National Battlefield located in Currie, North Carolina or approximately 30 minutes northwest of Wilmington. The applicant chosen will serve as a volunteer at the visitor center for no less than two months (8 weeks) assisting park staff in the operation of the park.
Moores Creek National Battlefield is seeking enthusiastic, friendly volunteers to work in the park's Visitor Center (VC) during the work week and on weekends throughout the year. Thousands of people visit the battlefield every year, especially on weekends to view the site of the first Patriot victory in the American Revolution and the site of the last Scottish Highland broadsword charge.
Volunteers can sign up for two or three month periods by contacting the Volunteer Coordinator. Duties will include, but are not limited to, greeting visitors, answering phones, providing park information to the general public and running the parks gift shop. As needed, you may be asked to communicate accurate camping rules and regulations to community service groups. Volunteers may also participate in the parks living history program.
Weather: Summers can be hot, humid and buggy (mosquitoes). The Spring and Fall are cool with rainy periods. Winters are generally mild with occasional windy and cold nor’easter storms.
Transportation: Personal transportation (bicycle or motorized vehicle) is required to reach local stores. There is no public transportation in the area.
Medical Facilities: Local medical centers provide basic treatment. The nearest hospital is 20 minutes away. Wilmington, North Carolina has several hospitals and large medical facilities just 30 minutes from the park.
Housing: The park has two RV pads available for volunteers who commit to no less than 4 weeks and can extend to 3 consecutive months of service. One RV occupant must work a 24 hours per week schedule and will have 4 consecutive days off to explore. Second RV occupant is optional and can work the same schedule, if desired, or other scheduling options can be considered. Volunteers may also participate in the parks living history program. PLEASE check on your cell phone service in this area. Reception within the park can be erratic at times, the extent depending on service provider. Pets are permitted.
Pets are permitted.
Mail can be delivered to a park provided P.O. Box at the Currie Post Office ( approximately 1/2 mile from the park entrance).
Please provide two references when applying, as well as a picture of your RV and vehicle(s).
Start Date - 2022-10-04
End Date - 2023-10-02
Activities include: General Assistance;Historical Preservation;Planning Office/Clerical;Research/Librarian;Timber/Fire Prevention;Tour Guide/Interpretation;Visitor Information
Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads
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